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Aug 3, 2013 4:00pm PDT
-- marijuana use is on the rise. >> and here's worse news. most teens probably don't realize what they're risking. scott reports. >> i wish i had an easy job like you have. >> you have the easiest job on earth. you smoke all day! >> [ laughs ] >> in the movies, getting high is often played for laughs. >> in the next couple of hours, i expect the both of us to be blitzed out of our skulls. [ both laugh ] >> but what's not funny is that many of us may be under the influence of a misconception. >> no, i don't think a person is harmed by smoking pot. >> it doesn't really do serious damage, not like tobacco. >> we think that the data shows that one of the main contributors to increased use is the reduction in the perception of risk. >> dr. baler talks like a government scientist because he is one, but he's also a dad. >> so i tend to talk to my daughter about why kids are attracted to these things. after rolling her eyes, she tells me that what kids look for is really natural things because they perceive that they are less dangerous. >> yes, marijuana that comes from a plant natural, but th
Aug 17, 2013 4:00pm PDT
from things we eat and wear. >> so join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. >> when is a game not a game? when it starts to take over your life. tyler reports on how to recognize video game addiction and what to do about it. >> today, bobby is on his way to college, but when he was in junior high school, his only goal seemed to be getting the highest score. >> sometimes i would lose myself in the game. >> we would we see him there all day. he would, you know, stop for meals, come down, shovel food in, and run back upstairs again. >> bobby's mom feared that he was becoming addicted to playing. >> and it was like becoming engrossed in this other world. >> kevin roberts knows that video game addiction is possible. it happened to him. >> over 10 years, i played 14,000 hours of real-time strategy computer games. that's like having a job, another job, every year. i didn't achieve any of my goals. i had friendships that fell by the wayside. it was a real problem. >> kevin wrote "cyber junkie"
Aug 31, 2013 2:30pm PDT
serious condition. >> i'll introduce you to some u.s. marines who really "band" together. >> so join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. [ school bell rings ] >> these fifth graders aren't going to gym or to lunch. they're on their way to a classroom with no walls and a lot of dirt. the classroom is a garden. here they're learning about planting and harvesting. >> kids just love coming out here and investigating and exploring, and we never know what we're gonna find when we come out here. >> today's big discovery was a pretty large praying mantis. >> mr. o'neil, i found it on a piece of milkweed. >> he's probably eating the milkweed bugs. >> but the main focus is on the vegetables and plants. >> can i smell it again? >> sure. >> [ sniffs ] i don't know. that smells just like basil, although it's purple. >> whether it's purple or more commonly green, basil is the main ingredient in the next stage of this project -- taking what they grow in the garden and using it in a recipe. >> we're maki
Aug 10, 2013 1:00pm EDT
about. >> so stay with us. >> you may have seen the movie "school of rock." well, emily got a chance to visit a summer camp that gives teens a taste of what it's really like to be part of a rock band. here's her report. >> this is a home for kids that live and breathe music. >> welcome to school of rock in montclair, new jersey. >> check, check, check. >> as mark explains, this is more than just a summer camp. >> well, the school of rock is a year-round performance-based music program for kids age 7 through 18. >> campers are divided into bands based on instrument, age, and ability. >> first day off the bat, we teach them, you're gonna be with this band for a week. know each others' names, make friends, and communicate it, not just musically, but just with each other as friends. and then at the end of the week when they perform, it's clear that they've become friends and they're a band -- they're a real band. >> each band has a professional musician assigned as their coach and instructor. >> owen, you're gonna be going with phil in the red room today. >> what do you like better -- pl
Aug 10, 2013 4:00pm PDT
for starting your own service project. >> i il l owowououow ford is using virtual reality to prevent real accidents. >> why does a state put a beehive on its flag? i'll have the buzz. >> they're called going dark, but these teen rockers are sending a positive message. >> so, join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. >> if you think you're too young to do something about the problems our world faces, get ready to think again. diyu reports there's an organization that's ready to help you help others. >> planting a community garden in the middle of a city... delivering food to a soup kitchen... or cleaning up a street near a school in faraway india... programs like these have two important things in common. they're run by people like you and me, and they got a helping hand from youth service america, y.s.a. >> y.s.a. is a global nonprofit that reaches out to young people around the world, now in over 106 countries, and asks them to change the world. >> i help the senior citizens locally through
Aug 24, 2013 4:00pm PDT
need to know... >> how to properly use things like whistles and horns and things like that so that you're able to notify people if something happens to you. >> correct. and depending on the type of water craft you're using, you may also need a fire extinguisher, flares... >> you open it up, load the cartridge in, close it, make sure you don't point it at anyone, and keep your finger off the trigger until you're ready to fire it. go over and you'd fire. >> ...and other safety equipment on board with you. [ air horn blows ] here are some more safety tips from the american boating association. know your boat. that means really understand how to operate it. learn the rules of the road. even though you're on water, it's very much like driving a car. you need to know who has the right of way and who must yield, as well as the legal speed limits. and before setting out, always check the weather forecast for the entire day ahead. some states require you to take a course before operating certain kinds of boats. but even if it's not the law where you are, experts still encourage every boater to
Aug 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. i'll tell you about astrology. >> so, join us now for this week's "teen kids news." >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. we'll start with our top story. >> bullies have always been around. just ask your parents and even your grandparents. but the internet has given bullies a powerful, new tool for torment. as scott reports, many kids are finding that the internet also offers a powerful way to fight back. >> you can now see them on youtube -- videos that show support for the victims of cyber-bullies, like this one. it's about a boy who's relieved to discover he's not the only one. >> ♪ i'm not alone >> hunter made the video with his classmate lauren. it earned them a trip to san francisco and a top award at the great american no-bull challenge. >> two years ago i was cyber-bullied. i wrote this song, "i'm not alone," which is what we hear in the video. it's a privilege to be able to be standing here to be able to be involved. the best is yet to come. thank you. [ crowd cheers ] >> kids around the country are invited to submit videos that they've produ
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